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Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« on: July 10 2018, 09:56:51 PM »
Got an email yesterday with shipping info and another email today with software installation instructions. Going to be a huge learning curve for me and I would like to share the ups and downs.  I'm pretty sure there is knowledge to be tapped here from others who have used the software. As of now I only have instructions and a schedule that will only allow for reading till the weekend
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #1 on: July 10 2018, 10:10:50 PM »
So is it like a xfi replacement?
If so I'm sure ill have a bunch of questions. I am sure you will have it figured out in no time 
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #2 on: July 10 2018, 10:47:46 PM »
Ms3pro, wideband controller, all setup and ready to go - I like it.
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #3 on: July 11 2018, 12:11:01 AM »
Anything that gets rid of the original ECM is OK by me

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« Reply #4 on: July 11 2018, 10:19:49 AM »
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« Reply #5 on: July 11 2018, 10:41:30 AM »
I agree Brad itís expensive. Iím all for plug and play but you pay for it!
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #6 on: July 11 2018, 01:08:44 PM »
How exactly PnP is PnP here?
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #7 on: July 11 2018, 05:09:29 PM »
Tuner Studio is supposed to be one of the easiest tuning software  to get a handle on keep the thread alive.
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #8 on: July 11 2018, 05:51:23 PM »
Jason plugged it in and it cranked up with no hassle and purred like a kitten.  I would bet this runs much better on the supplied tune from Eric than the good ol' Sportsman XFI
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« Reply #9 on: July 11 2018, 08:51:38 PM »
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #10 on: July 11 2018, 09:15:51 PM »
Nothing provides confidence like a start up on first try
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #11 on: July 11 2018, 09:34:47 PM »
Iíll answer your questions later tonight fellas
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #12 on: July 11 2018, 09:43:11 PM »
How PnP is it? What do you have to do electrically to install it?

I assume it does away with PL, Scanmaster and such.  Does it have any alarms built into it so you have some warning when the laptop is not connected?
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« Reply #13 on: July 11 2018, 11:15:55 PM »
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Re: Turbo Tweak GN ECU
« Reply #14 on: July 12 2018, 12:02:01 AM »
So is it like a xfi replacement?
If so I'm sure ill have a bunch of questions. I am sure you will have it figured out in no time
It's an ECM replacement with whole lot of stuff you can play with and mess up.   


How exactly PnP is PnP here?
Remove stock ECM.  Plug in harness to GN ECU. install wideband in downpipe.  Run wire to wideband from ECU.  Run vacuum line from manifold to ECU.  Start engine


How PnP is it? What do you have to do electrically to install it?

I assume it does away with PL, Scanmaster and such.  Does it have any alarms built into it so you have some warning when the laptop is not connected?
Bob is working on a "dash" and I assume there's already something out there for the MS3 that can be used.  Haven't researched that.  No need for cables, built in stand alone wifi. But if you must use a cable, there is that option as well. I have heard that folks with this tuning software sit in the stands and watch the run on the laptop live. Not sure I'm willing to test that. Most folks using the Mega squirt systems have gone away from tuning to KR.  They don't feel that the time it takes to calibrate the sensor is worth the effort... I don't get that. Something about frequency changes after going so far away from a stock configuration.  Eric has three dashes to choose from on the software.  What's in the video I posted the link to, a GNX style dash and a dash that has like everything you could of think of.  I kind of played with it a bit this afternoon.  I put up the gas afr gauge next to a gas lambda gauge, made the correlation visual.


Going to play with it tomorrow while on shift and see if I can set up a fuel pressure table, calibrate it and then put it on a dash somewhere.  Have to work on Friday a little bit as well but should be back at the barn Friday evening and all weekend to get more familiar with it and clean up the install
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